Joie de vivre

Day 270 “It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.” - Lucille Ball I often write about doing what you love and following your bliss, but not everyone knows what they want, or is able to recognize what makes them happy - that's a critical first step. Even if you love what you do, …

Adventures

Day 264 “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” - Mark Twain I watched the last episode of a …

Expect Good Things

Day 235 “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” - Abraham Lincoln Writing about the Olympic Creed reminded me of something I read long ago - an optimist's creed. Optimism is about expectation. The Universe responds to our thoughts and beliefs, so it delivers whatever you expect. If you expect bad …

Make It Count

Day 173 "As you keep your mind and heart focused in the right direction, approaching each day with faith and gratitude, I believe you will be empowered to live life to the fullest and enjoy the abundant life He has promised you!" - Victoria Osteen For most of this month, I've been focused on doing …

Summer of Love

Day 172 "And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer." - F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Today is a day of rare cosmic coincidence - the full ‘Strawberry Moon’ meets …

Bedazzle

Day 127 RULE #26 NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF GLITTER "Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. It’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do. And that enables you to laugh at life’s realities." - Dr. Seuss Have you ever seen the look in a child's …

Balance

Day 32 No matter how passionate you are about the work you do, you must take the time to nurture all aspects of your being. It's important that you care for your health, spend time with your loved ones, set aside some "me time" to relax and rejuvenate, allot some time for entertainment, play and laughter, and make time …